Giro d’Italia: 10 favourites to watch on GC

Simon Yates returns to the Giro d'Italia 2020 as one of the favourites (Image credit: Bettini)

The Giro d’Italia (October 3-25) starts this weekend, with some of the best Grand Tours riders in the WorldTour targeting the second Grand Tour of the rescheduled 2020 season. 

Geraint Thomas (Ineos Grenadiers), Vincenzo Nibali (Trek-Segafredo), and Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) are the only Grand Tour winners on the start line but behind them are a raft of potential winners, podium contenders and talented young riders.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.